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FZNT25 KWNM 171628
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1128 AM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

CONDITIONS GIVEN REPRESENT THE HIGHEST WITHIN THAT PERIOD.

...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECASTS (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTAL WATERS FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE ACROSS THE WATERS WILL DRIFT SE OF
THE WATERS EARLY TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH TONIGHT THEN
PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS WED INTO WED NIGHT AS A STRENGTHENING
LOW PASSES N AND THEN NE OF THE WATERS. THE LOW WILL MOVE OFF TO
THE E OF THE WATERS THU INTO THU NIGHT WHILE INTENSIFYING...AS
HIGH PRES BUILDS E INTO THE WATERS. THE HIGH WILL CROSS THE WATERS
FROM W TO E LATE THU NIGHT INTO FRI AS IT WEAKENS. A DEVELOPING
LOW WILL MOVE OFF THE COAST NEAR CAPE HATTERAS FRI NIGHT...PASS E
ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS SAT...THEN MOVE OFF TO THE E SAT NIGHT
WHILE A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE BUILDS TOWARDS THE COAST.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO
10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.



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